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A collection of emblemes, ancient and moderne : quickened vvith metricall illvstrations, both morall and divine, and disposed into lotteries, that instruction and good counsell may bee furthered by an honest and pleasant recreation


Published 1635
Topics Emblems
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A collection of 100 numbered emblems, engraved by C. van de Passe the Elder (cf. STC) at head of page below a couplet, followed by a descriptive poem

The emblems originally appeared in the Emblemata Sacra of Rollenhagius, 1611-1613. Cf. H. Green, Andrea Alciati, 1872, p. 248-60

In 4 books. Books 2-4 each have special title pages, with imprint: London, Printed by Avgvstine Mathevves, MDCXXXIV [1634]

Added engraved title page, engraved by William Marshall, with the title Emblemes, illustrated by Geo. Wither

Includes index

Signatures: pi² A-I⁴ K² L-S⁴ ²(*)² V-2D⁴ (*)² 2F-2O⁴

Last leaf is a plate with two circular charts and revolving arrows in the centers to aid the reader in finding "out their Chance, in the Lotteries aforegoing."

Engraved portrait of author on preliminary page

Printer's device on title page

STC (2nd ed.)

RLIN

Praz, M. Studies in seventeenth century imagery, II


Publisher London : Printed by A.M. for Richard Royston
Pages 310
Language English
Call number PR2392.E5 1635
Digitizing sponsor Boston Public Library
Book contributor Boston Public Library
Collection bplill; bostonpubliclibrary; americana
Notes No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found.

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